Golden Triangle with Srinagar
- Itinerary Detail
|1||Delhi-Agra||Half day sightseeing of Delhi. India Gate, in the heart of the city.
Red Fort built of red sandstone is the of great importance in present day - republic day parades initiate from here.
Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques which can accommodate up to 25,000 devotees. Rajghat, Mahatma Gandhi's memorial.
Overnight at Agra
|2||Agra-Jaipur||Taj Mahal - Mughal marvel which features among the seven wonders of the world.
Agra Fort built by Akbar is a must see because of its design and layout. Fatehpur Sikri, Mughal capital built by Akbar.
Overnight in Jaipur.
|3||Jaipur||Visit Amber Fort and Palace of Winds (house of royal ladies), Jantar Mantar (astronomical observatory) and
City Palace (exhibits rich architecture and lifestyle of ancient Rajput kings).
Enjoy authentic Rajasthani Dinner at Choki Dhani.
|4||Jaipur-Srinagar by Flight||Half day sightseeing at Srinagar. Mughal Gardens decked with flowers.
Chasmashahi and Pari Mahal which offer spectacular view of Kashmir Valley.
Shankaracharya temple is 5km trek from Nehru Park across metal roads (a must see)
|5||Srinagar-Pahalgam||Pahalgam, Owing to its placement amid snow peaks, it is called the Switzerland of India.
Visit Betaab Valley, Baisaran - Surrounded by snow-clad peaks, crystal clear streams.
|6||Pahalgam-Gulmarg||Go skiing. Enjoy the longest cable car ride at Gulmarg.|
|7||Gulmarg-Srinagar||Srinagar Airport for Departure|
Duration : 06 Nights / 07 Days
Destination : Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Srinagar - Gulmarg - Pahalgam - Delhi
Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir has an unmatched beauty with pristine Dal Lake, floral hues, houseboats and unhindered mountain view. Golden Triangle is one of the most sought after tour packages of North India. Millions of tourists travel across Delhi-Agra-Jaipur to unravel majestic palaces, globally recognized monuments with a classic fusion of Mughal, Indian and Rajput architecture, age-old markets all of which are treasures in India’s crown.
Day 1 Arrive at Delhi in morning & later drive to Agra (205kms; 4hrs drive approx.)
On your arrival to Delhi airport ,our representative will welcome you.
Proceed for half day tour of Delhi.
After breakfast you will proceed for full-day tour of Old and New Delhi. Visit India Gate, Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, built by Emperor Shah Jahan. Enjoy a walk in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi. Drive past Red Fort, Rashtrapati Bhavan , India Gate. Visit Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi that marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Later visit Humayun’s Tomb, commissioned by Humayun’s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562. It was the first garden tomb built in the Indian sub-continent where the Persian architect used red sandstone on a large scale.
In late afternoon you will drive to Agra, check in at a hotel and relax. Overnight in Agra.
Day 2 Agra-Jaipur (235kms; 5-6hrs drive approx.)
Today, after breakfast you will take a half day tour of Agra.
History says, Agra was founded by Sultan Sikander Lodi in 1504. But it flourished much later under Mughal patronage. If it's Agra, Taj Mahal (closed every Friday) has to be your halt. The white marble mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal on the banks of Yamuna, is the ultimate epitome of love. Owing to beautiful Mughal architecture, Taj features among the Seven Wonders of The World.
Agra Fort made of red sandstone by Akbar in 1565 is another classic example of Mughal craftsmanship. Visit Fatehpur Sikri, which was built by the Emperor Akbar and was the capital of Mughal empire for 10 years. The Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti enshrines the burial place of the Sufi saint who lived a religious life here. Today, Fatehpur Sikri is a UNESCO World heritage site.
Upon arrival Jaipur check in at a hotel and relax. Overnight in Jaipur
Day 3 Jaipur
After breakfast, you will enjoy a full-day sightseeing trip of Jaipur, also known as the ‘Pink City’… it is famous for its colorful culture, forts, palaces, and lakes. The old city of Jaipur is painted pink, which gives it a magical glow. Visit Amber Fort… a fascinating blend of Hindu and Mughal architecture. The best way to explore the fort is to ride up to it on elephant back. Later, stop to photograph the beautiful Hawa Mahal, also known as the “Palace of the Winds.” This beautiful façade with its ornately carved latticework windows is made of pink sandstone. Visit the City Palace… again, a synthesis of Rajasthani and Mughal styles. Later, visit the Jantar Mantar Observatory, comprising geometric devices for measuring time. You will also visit the Albert Hall, which was modeled on the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. In evening you are at leisure for your independent activities.
In evening you will enjoy dinner at Choki Dhani village in ethnic Rajasthani style.
Overnight in Jaipur.
Day 4 Jaipur-Srinagar (by morning flight JetKonnect- 0835/1150hrs)
Take a morning flight to Srinagar; upon arrival transfer to houseboat. check in at a hotel and relax. Later in afternoon proceed for a local sightseeing of Mughal gardens and Chesma Shahi, Pari Mahal and Shankaracharya temple.
Overnight in Srinagar.
Day 5 Srinagar-Pahalgam (98kms; 3hrs drive approx.)
After breakfast drive to Pahalgam; en route you will have a rare opportunity to visit the Saffron fields en route. Upon arrival Pahalgam you will first check in to hotel and relax. Later in afternoon you will visit Aru Valley, Baisaran Valley and Betab Valley also known as mini-Switzerland. Overnight in Pahalgam
Day 6 Pahalgam-Gulmarg (156kms; 4hrs drive approx.)
After breakfast drive to Gulmarg; drive through the beautiful Hills to Gulmarg- one of the finest hill stations in the Kashmir. Gulmarg is a wonderful place to take a walk, a pony ride, get out the paints or play golf on one of the highest golf courses in the world. Enjoy yourself in the adventuresome winter sport activities or enjoy Gondola Ride (to be paid on your own). Overnight in Gulmarg.
Day 7 Gulmarg-Srinagar (50kms; 1-2hrs drive approx.) & departure
After breakfast drive to Srinagar and on board flight for onward destination. End of our services.